Visit our new weekly blog for all the latest news about what we've been up to!
Welcome to the award-winning official website for the Furness Railway Trust.
For the latest on what we - and our locomotives and carriages - have been up to, visit our weekly blog.
We have our engineering base in Preston at the Ribble Steam Railway but our locomotives and carriages are found at heritage railway sites nationwide.
We are also on Facebook.
Website by Neil Smith and Mike Rigg
Colours used are original to the Furness Railway Company paint scheme.
Website designed to be viewed at 800 x 600 resolution.
You can get in touch via this website.
Website last updated: 11th November 2014
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5643 has been winning new admirers in a year long contract hire to the Bluebell Railway.
Meanwhile work is advancing to return Cumbria to steam in 2014 with the boiler returning to Preston after extensive specialist boiler repairs at the Severn Valley Railway. Meanwhile new pistons have been installed in the locomotive's cylinders.
And FR Number 20 remains operational locomotive in residence at Locomotion, the National Railway Museum at Shildon, County Durham. Locomotion has asked for the veteran locomotive to remain at this NRM site for 2015!